Men's Basketball

Bucs start fast but fall 78-61 to No. 7 Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2017) -- A fantastic start did not ultimately end in a great finish for the ETSU men’s basketball team Friday night against No. 7 Kentucky.


Men's Basketball

Bucs set to face No. 7 Kentucky Friday night inside Rupp

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 16, 2017) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will end its season-opening, three-game road trip with its toughest challenge of the season so far, as the Buccaneers travel to face No. 7 Kentucky Friday night inside historic Rupp Arena. Tip is set for 7 p.m. and the game will air on the SEC Network.


Men's Basketball

Getting To Know: Devontavius Payne

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily "one-on-one" interviews with members of both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams.


Men's Basketball

Forbes announces signing of JuCo transfer Bernard

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 14, 2017) -- ETSU men's basketball head coach Steve Forbes announced Tuesday that the Buccaneers have received a national letter of intent from junior college transfer D'Andre Bernard (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).


Men's Basketball

Payne’s 28 lifts Bucs past Savannah State, 76-61

SAVANNAH, Ga. (Nov. 13, 2017)Devontavius Payne (Cardondale, Ill.) picked a great time to have his best game in an ETSU uniform.


Men's Basketball

Getting To Know: Jalan McCloud

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily "one-on-one" interviews with members of both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams.


Men's Basketball

Savannah State next up for Bucs Monday night

SAVANNAH, Ga. (Nov. 12, 2017) – Looking to secure its first win of the season, the ETSU men’s basketball team will return to the hardwood on the road Monday night, taking on non-conference foe Savannah State. Tip is set for 7 p.m. inside Tiger Arena.


Men's Basketball

Getting To Know: Mladen Armus

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily "one-on-one" interviews with members of both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams.


Men's Basketball

NKU bests Bucs in matchup of ’17 NCAA teams, 81-63

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (Nov. 10, 2017) – In a season-opening contest between two NCAA Tournament teams from a year ago, the squad replacing four starters looked the part against a team that returned the majority of its weapons.


Men's Basketball

Forbes receives contract extension through 2021-22

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 10, 2017) – Just moments before its men’s basketball team opens the 2017-18 season, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Friday that it has extended the contract of head coach Steve Forbes through the 2021-22 season.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men set to open season Friday at NKU

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (Nov. 9, 2017) – In a matchup of two of last season’s top mid-major programs, the ETSU men’s basketball team will travel to face Northern Kentucky Friday night in the 2017-18 season opener for both teams. Tip is set for 7 p.m. inside BB&T Arena.


Men's Basketball

Getting To Know: Kanayo Obi-Rapu

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily "one-on-one" interviews with members of both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams.


Men's Basketball

Getting To Know: Jason Williams

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily "one-on-one" interviews with members of both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams.


Men's Basketball

Getting To Know: Jeromy Rodriguez

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily "one-on-one" interviews with members of both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams.


Men's Basketball

Getting To Know: Jermaine Long

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily "one-on-one" interviews with members of both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Bluenanza officially tips off 2017-18 season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2017) – ETSU Buccaneer fans welcomed the 2017-18 basketball season Thursday night, as both the men’s and women’s programs hosted the annual Bluenanza hoops celebration presented by Cates Music Center inside Freedom Hall.


Men's Basketball

Getting To Know: Andre Edwards

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily "one-on-one" interviews with members of both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams.


Men's Basketball

Forbes announces Rodriguez to miss 2017-18 season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2017) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Steve Forbes announced Wednesday that junior forward Jeromy Rodriguez (Santiago, D.R.) will undergo a medical procedure and will miss the 2017-18 season.


Men's Basketball

ETSU fans enjoy star-studded panel at Holding Court event

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2017) – A capacity crowd of more than 150 people packed the Carnegie Hotel’s Grand Soldiers Ballroom on Monday night, to take part in the “Holding Court” preseason basketball event featuring ESPN college basketball analyst Seth Greenberg.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Bluenanza presented by Cates Music Center set for Thursday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2017) – The ETSU men’s and women’s basketball programs will host their annual preseason hoops celebration “Bluenanza” presented by Cates Music Center Thursday night, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. inside Freedom Hall.


Men's Basketball

Getting to Know: Bo Hodges

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily "one-on-one" interviews with members of both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams.


Men's Basketball

Getting to Know: James Harrison

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily "one-on-one" interviews with members of both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams.


Men's Basketball

Getting to Know: Desonta Bradford

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily "one-on-one" interviews with members of both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams.


Men's Basketball

Bradford earns preseason honors, Bucs picked 4th

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 25, 2017)– ETSU senior guard Desonta Bradford (Humboldt) was selected to the Preseason All-Southern Conference team by the league’s coaches, and the Buccaneers were picked to finish fourth in both the coaches and media polls released by the SoCon offices on Wednesday.


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Men's Basketball

Holding Court 5 to feature Self, Marshall and Smart

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 19, 2017) – The list of special guests that will join the conversation via live video conferencing at Holding Court 5 were announced Thursday by the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics – and it’s impressive.


Men's Basketball

Men’s basketball to host open practice Thursday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2017) – ETSU fans are reminded that the Buccaneers’ men’s basketball team, the defending Southern Conference regular season and tournament champions, will hold an open practice Thursday night inside Brooks Gym beginning at 6:30 p.m.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Basketball preseason event schedule announced

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 16, 2017) – With basketball season fast approaching, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Monday a schedule of preseason hype events involving both the men’s and women’s basketball teams.


Men's Basketball

Forbes, reigning SoCon champs open practice

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2017) – Following a 2016-17 season which saw the ETSU men’s basketball team win both a Southern Conference regular season and tournament championship, while making the program’s 10th trip all-time to the NCAA Tournament, the 2017-18 edition of the Buccaneers officially opened preseason practice Sunday inside Gordon Ball Court.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Season tickets for ETSU basketball on sale now

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 18, 2017) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Monday that season tickets for both the 2017-18 men’s and women’s basketball seasons are now available for purchase.


Men's Basketball

Forbes to speak at USA Basketball Coach Academy

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 7, 2017) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Steve Forbes has been invited to speak this weekend at the USA Basketball Coach Academy in Memphis.


Men's Basketball

Forbes releases 2017-18 men’s basketball schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 6, 2017) – Head coach Steve Forbes released the 2017-18 ETSU men’s basketball schedule on Wednesday, a slate highlighted by road games at national powers Kentucky and Xavier, seven non-conference home games, and traditional rivalry matchups with Southern Conference foes such as Chattanooga, Furman, Wofford and Mercer.


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ETSU athletics launches new “Buc Photo Store”

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 5, 2017) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday a new service available through the Buccaneers’ athletic communications office, as the Buc Photo Store will provide fans with an opportunity to own their favorite ETSU athletic moments.


Men's Basketball

Forbes names Gamecocks’ great BJ McKie as assistant

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 28, 2017) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Steve Forbes announced Monday that he has named former South Carolina star BJ McKie to replace the departed Brian Collins on the Buccaneers’ coaching staff.


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Scott Carter to be named new ETSU AD in September

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2017) – ETSU President Dr. Brian Noland announced Tuesday a transition plan for the leadership of the Buccaneers’ Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, as former ETSU football standout and current Senior Associate Athletic Director/Chief Operating Officer Scott Carter will assume the role of director of intercollegiate athletics in September.


Men's Basketball

Bucs among nation’s best in attendance improvement

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 10, 2017) – The ETSU men’s basketball team continues to reap good news from its historic 2016-17 season, learning earlier this week that the program posted the nation’s 15th best increase for average attendance from the previous year.


Men's Basketball

Forbes adds Davis as director of basketball ops

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 7, 2017) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Steve Forbes announced Friday that former Tennessee Tech player and assistant coach Frank Davis has joined the Buccaneers program as director of basketball operations.


Men's Basketball

Men’s hoops to face Kentucky in Rupp Arena Nov. 17

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 6, 2017) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Steve Forbes announced Thursday that the Buccaneers will face perennial power Kentucky on Nov. 17 inside Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky.